The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 550 530 501
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -29
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 29 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.048% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.73% 0.59% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 12
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£435 £463 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +13.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £293 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £575 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £463 £408
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +13.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+52.45% -
JSP 440
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3948 3880 3267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.03% 8.09% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2401 2049
Average daily rate £414 £410 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 182 101
Average hourly rate £20.09 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.54 £116.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in England

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in England

JSP 440
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Histogram in England

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Trend in England

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -8 15 £428 +17.93% 1
South West +7 6 £435 -19.44%
North East -8 4 £377 +11.77%
London - 3 £750 -
East of England - 1 - -
JSP 440
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JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSP 440.

1 46 (79.31%) Security Cleared
2 41 (70.69%) JSP
3 30 (51.72%) SC Cleared
4 29 (50.00%) ITIL
5 16 (27.59%) RMADS
6 15 (25.86%) CESG
6 15 (25.86%) LAN
6 15 (25.86%) McAfee
7 14 (24.14%) Project Management
7 14 (24.14%) Six Sigma
7 14 (24.14%) Cisco
7 14 (24.14%) HP
7 14 (24.14%) Risk Management
7 14 (24.14%) DV Cleared
7 14 (24.14%) ITIL V3
8 13 (22.41%) Information Assurance
8 13 (22.41%) Firewall
8 13 (22.41%) WAN
9 12 (20.69%) Information Security
10 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
11 10 (17.24%) QA
11 10 (17.24%) Windows
11 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
12 9 (15.52%) Service Management
12 9 (15.52%) Juniper
12 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (15.52%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
12 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
12 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSP 440. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.62%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
1 7 (12.07%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) LAN
2 13 (22.41%) Firewall
2 13 (22.41%) WAN
3 9 (15.52%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (12.07%) Network Security
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.62%) SAN
6 5 (8.62%) Junos
7 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (6.90%) OSPF
7 4 (6.90%) EIGRP
7 4 (6.90%) SSL
8 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
8 2 (3.45%) VLAN
8 2 (3.45%) Internet
8 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.45%) DNS
9 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Consultant
3 10 (17.24%) Architect
4 8 (13.79%) Security Architect
5 4 (6.90%) CLAS Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Security Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Information Manager
6 3 (5.17%) IT Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Compliance Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) Information Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (70.69%) JSP
2 2 (3.45%) Middleware
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) RMADS
2 15 (25.86%) CESG
3 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
4 7 (12.07%) Cryptography
5 6 (10.34%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.45%) Replication
6 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.45%) PKI
7 1 (1.72%) GIS
7 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) Project Management
2 14 (24.14%) Six Sigma
2 14 (24.14%) Risk Management
2 14 (24.14%) ITIL V3
3 13 (22.41%) Information Assurance
4 12 (20.69%) Information Security
5 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
6 9 (15.52%) Service Management
6 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
6 9 (15.52%) Network Management
7 8 (13.79%) Validation
7 8 (13.79%) Network Design
8 6 (10.34%) Time Management
9 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (5.17%) Security Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.17%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (5.17%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C
2 1 (1.72%) C#
2 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (79.31%) Security Cleared
2 30 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 14 (24.14%) DV Cleared
4 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (13.79%) CCNA
5 6 (10.34%) Degree
5 6 (10.34%) CISSP
5 6 (10.34%) CCNP
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.72%) ISEB
7 1 (1.72%) CISA
7 1 (1.72%) CISM
7 1 (1.72%) MBA
7 1 (1.72%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
2 8 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.17%) CESG Infosec
4 2 (3.45%) COBIT
5 1 (1.72%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.72%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
2 9 (15.52%) vSphere
2 9 (15.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) McAfee
2 14 (24.14%) Cisco
2 14 (24.14%) HP
3 9 (15.52%) Juniper
4 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
4 7 (12.07%) F5
5 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.62%) EMC
6 5 (8.62%) TippingPoint
6 5 (8.62%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.17%) Crossbeam
7 3 (5.17%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.45%) VMware
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle
9 1 (1.72%) SAP